Jabo Proverbs from Liberia

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PROVERBS are mere pin-points of a mass of communal wisdom and experience. A collection of proverbs is therefore meaningless unless to each saying there is added an account of the traditions and situations that give rise to it.

Jabo Proverbs from Liberia:

Maxims in the Life of a Native Tribe. By George Herzog., with the assistance of Charles G. Blooah. (Published for the International Institute of African Languages and Cultures.) Pp. xiv + 272. (London: Oxford University Press, 1936.) 10s. 6d. net.

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H., A. Jabo Proverbs from Liberia. Nature 138, 905 (1936). https://doi.org/10.1038/138905b0

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